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Top sports stories at 2100 hrs


PTI New Delhi
Updated: 15-08-2019 21:08 IST
Top sports stories at 2100 hrs

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The following are the top/expected stories at 2100 hours:

EXPECTED STORIES: *Report of Pro Kabaddi League.

STORIES ON THE WIRE:

SPO-KOHLI-STAT Kohli is the first batsman to score 20,000 international runs in a decade

Port of Spain, Aug 15 (PTI) Indian captain Virat Kohli has become the first batsman to score 20,000 international runs in a single decade, the incredible stat providing another reflection of his greatness.

SPO-LD IND Kohli leads India to a series win with 43rd ODI hundred

Port of Spain, Aug 15 (PTI) Skipper Virat Kohli hammered his second consecutive hundred to fashion India's series-clinching victory in the third match as India spoilt Chris Gayle's possible ODI swan-song, here on Wednesday.

SPO-IND-KOHLI-THUMB Kohli says to blow on thumb not of serious concern, should be fine for 1st Test

Port of Spain, Aug 15 (PTI) Captain Virat Kohli said the blow to his right thumb during India's successful run chase against the West Indies in the third ODI here has not resulted in a fracture and he "should be good" to play in the first Test starting on August 22.

SPO-IND-KOHLI Iyer can be a regular feature in middle order if he continues to shine under pressure: Kohli

Port of Spain, Aug 15 (PTI) Shreyas Iyer's superb form in the ODI series against West Indies has impressed Indian captain Virat Kohli who said the Mumbai batsman can be a "regular feature in middle order" if he continues taking responsibility as he did during this contest.

SPO-WREST-DEEPAK I was determined to end India's medal drought: Deepak Punia

By Amanpreet Singh New Delhi, Aug 15 (PTI) Deepak Punia was so determined to break India's 18-year-old medal drought at the Worlds and realize his family dream that he risked aggravating a shoulder injury sustained during the semifinal.

SPO-GAYLE-RETIREMENT

I didn't announce any retirement: Gayle Port-of-Spain, Aug 15 (PTI) West Indies' third one-dayer against India here appeared to be the last international match for Chris Gayle but the 'Universe Boss' has suggested after the game that he has not yet retired.

SPO-IND-IYER

I love coming out to bat in tough situations when the dressing room is nervous: Iyer Port-of-Spain, Aug 15 (PTI) Indian captain Virat Kohli praised him for coming well under pressure in the ODI series against West Indies and Shreyas Iyer said he loved batting in tough situations when the dressing room is "nervous".

SPO-IND-COACH-PREVIEW

Shastri all set for another stint as India head coach By Nikhil Bapat

Mumbai, Aug 15 (PTI) India's head coach Ravi Shastri is a runaway favorite to retain his post when the Kapil Dev-led Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) interviews the six short-listed candidates here on Friday.

SPO-IPL-KKR KKR appoint McCullum as coach

Mumbai, Aug 15 (PTI) Kolkata Knight Riders appointed the recently retired Brendon McCullum as their new head coach for the next edition of Indian Premier League in 2020.

SPO-WATSON Dhoni, Fleming best captain-coach combination in world: Watson

Chennai, Aug 15 (PTI) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson on Thursday termed Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Stephen Fleming the best captain-coach combination in the world.

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COUNTRY : India